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Pair of sleeve facings

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Sleeve facings of light green silk satin embroidered with colored silk floss and couched gold-wrapped threads; depicts finches on flowering branches.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, mid-19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 24 7/16 x 4 1/8 in. (62 x 10.5 cm)

Accession Number

15.568a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground embroidered with silk floss and couched with gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes